The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.12% 3.54% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.19% 6.79% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £493 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +146.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.34% 52.09% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 89 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £10.80 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £30.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) ERP
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Confluence
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Electronics
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) ATG
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Clustering
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP ERP
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.26%) Agresso
3 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) BODI
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Xcelsius
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Servlets
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) ATG
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects